Penulis Utama : Supatminingsih Dwi Rahayu
Penulis Tambahan : 1.
NIM / NIP : S890809021
Tahun : 2013
Judul : Improving The Students` Reading Comprehension Through Inquiry-Based Learning (A Classroom Action Research to Students of VIIIA Grade at SMPN 3 Ngargoyoso, Karanganyar)
Edisi :
Imprint : Surakarta - Pascasarjana - 2013
Kolasi :
Sumber : UNS -Pascasarjana Prodi. -S890809021-2013
Jenis Dokumen : Tesis
Abstrak : This action research is carried out to identify whether inquiry based-learning can improve the students` reading comprehension and also designed to study the class situation when inquiry-based learning technique is applied to improve the students` comprehension in reading. The research is conducted in two cycles to students of VIIIA grade at SMPN 3 Ngargoyoso, Karanganyar, Central Java, from August 2010 to July 2011 (employing an action research). The subjects of the research are thirty one students of VIIIA grade SMPN 3 Ngargoyoso, Karanganyar. The procedure of the research consists of identifying the problem, planning the action, implementing the action, observing the action, and reflecting the result of the research. Quantitative data are collected through test. Qualitative data are collected through interview, observation, and questionnaire. To analyze quantitative data, the researcher employed descriptive statistics. Meanwhile, to analyze qualitative data, the researcher used constant comperative method as suggested by Glesser (1980: 105-115). It consists of four steps: (1) Comparing incidents applicable to each category; (2) Integrating categories and their properties; (3) Delimiting the theory; (4) Writing the theory. The result of the research shows that using inquiry based-learning can improve the students’ reading comprehension and class situation. The improvement on students` reading comprehension included; (a) students are able to recalling word meaning; (b) students are able to draw inference from context about word meaning; (c) students are able to find the mean idea of the text; (d) students are able to find the implicit information; and (e) students are able to find the explicit information. The improvement of the class situation; (1) the students can manage the time to study; and (2) students can study active. In addition, the improvement also happens to the score. The mean score increases from 52.67 of pre-test to 69.41 of post-test in Cycle 1 and 86.23 of post-test in Cycle 2. Based on the result of the research, it can be concluded that students’ comprehension could be improved by the implementation of inquiry based-learning. Therefore it recommend that (1) the English teachers should have high commitment to be creative and innovative in preparing and presenting materials which are contextual in accordance with the theme of the subject; (2) the English teachers should remember that inquiry based-learning is one of techniques to improve the students` comprehension in reading;(3) the teacher should give a time for the students to improve their ideas in reading comprehension. Key words : Improving, reading, comprehension, inquiry-based-learning, Class Action Research, Descriptive text, Implicit, Explicit, main idea
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Pembimbing : 1. Dr. Sujoko, M.A.
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Fakultas : Pascasarjana